DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.
Job ID: 66779 Rank: Assistant Professor College/School: Chicago, IL Responsibilities:
DePaul University invites applications for a founding Director of Engineering to begin in summer 2021. The founding Director, who would be a full-time faculty member, will lead our entry into accredited engineering programs, initially in environmental and civil engineering. These programs would build on our strong presence in the sciences and technology, including growing programs in environmental science and the health sciences, geography, network engineering programs, an innovative cyber-physical systems engineering program, and an industrial design program under development. Reflecting DePaul's social justice values, our engineering programs will be undergraduate, providing, through focused recruiting and support, access to and success in engineering careers for a diverse population, regardless of gender, ethnicity, and STEM preparation. We will welcome the inaugural cohort of students in fall 2022.
Required Qualifications: Minimum Qualifications
A PhD in a field of engineering, preferably related to Environmental or Civil.
Administrative leadership experience.
Demonstrated record of scholarship and outstanding teaching and service sufficient for appointment with tenure or tenure-track.
Demonstrated record of recruiting, retaining, and guiding diverse populations to successful completion of degree
Experience establishing internship programs and external community engagement.
Familiarity with ABET accreditation standards.
Commitment to developing innovative curriculum.
Special Instructions to Applicants: Application Instructions
A complete application should contain the following:
A letter of application indicating interest in and qualifications for the position;
A curriculum vitae;
Contact information for three professional references
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Only completed applications will be considered. Applications submitted by February 5th 2021 will receive priority consideration.
For further questions about this position, please contact Christie Klimas, search committee chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Close Date: Feb 28, 2021
Cover Letter(1) C.V.(1) Confidential Letter of Recommendation or Evaluation(3)
Internal Number: 128168022
About DePaul University
At DePaul University, we are looking for candidates who want to join us in our mission to provide access to education for all. Successful candidates welcome ideas and perspectives from colleagues and students representing a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds, religious beliefs, and experiences. We seek collaborative, open-minded and hard working professionals to work in a real world urban learning environment. Are you exceptional, yet modest and open to challenges? We seek achievers and leaders that want to bring their passion and skills to our well-respected community of approachable colleagues. Build your career with us. DePaul University is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, genetic information or any other legally protected status, in accordance with applicable federal, state and local EEO laws.